In Memory of Christine Ratkai

One of the most charismatic people I’ve ever known passed away on November 22, 2014. I have a hard time wrapping my head around the fact that the world has lost such a kind loving soul as Christine “Chrissy” Ratkai.

I’ll never again hear her sweet laughter or her soft voice as she tells a...


In Memory of Luke Sell

This blog entry is dedicated to a friend, Luke Sell, who passed away earlier this week. At the beginning of our bike trip, Luke graciously opened up his home to us, and he didn't mind that we took over his dining room with our bike gear. For the days we stayed in his home, he never...